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Patong Beach (15 km from town)
Phuket’s most developed beach offers numerous leisure, sporting, shopping and recreational options along its 3-km long cresent bay .. read more
 
 
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Karon Beach (20 & 17 km from town)
The second largest of Phuket’s tourist beaches. Large resort complexes line the road behind of the shoreline, but the long, broad beach itself has no development .. read more
 
 
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Kata Beach (20 & 17 km from town)
Beautiful Kata is a scenic gem, its clear water flanked by hills, and picturesque Bu island sits offshore .. read more
 
 
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Kata Noi Beach (20 & 17 km from town)
South of Kata is Kata Noi, a smaller beach with only a few hotels and little other development. The beach is superb. Many fish inhabit the rocks and corals along the beachless shoreline stretching south .. read more
 
 
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Naiharn Beach (18 km from town)
South of Kata Noi and north of Promthep Cape, Naiharn is not Phuket’s longest beach, but it borders the most gorgeous lagoon on the island. The middle of the beach is dominated by the Samnak Song Nai Han monastery .. read more
 
 
Kamala Beach
 
Kamala Beach
The beach is a favoured spot for witnessing sunsets. The northern end of Kamala Beach is suitable for swimming. Whilst Kamala doesn’t attract tourists in the same numbers as other places it has a certain niche .. read more
 
 
Laem Singh Beach
 
Laem Singh Beach
The name means Lion’s Point. The beach is in a small, curving bay with rocky headlands at the foot of forest-fringed cliffs and is among Phuket’s most beautiful spots .. read more
 
 
Kalim Beach
 
Kalim Beach
Just north of Patong Bay, starting from about the Novotel Resort Hotel Patong to Thavorn Bay Resort, this area consists of rocky but quiet beaches, and an interesting road leading up into hills with high viewpoints .. read more
 
 
Chalong Bay
 
Chalong Bay (11 km from town)
Chalong’s muddy East Coast shoreline makes it rather unsuitable for swimming but it’s an ideal and natural spot for yacht mooring .. read more
 
 
Panwa Beach
 
Panwa Beach (10 km from town)
The southernmost tip of this cape is home to a Marine Biological Research Centre and Phuket’s Aquarium where visitors may inspect several hundred exotic, grotesque, and flamboyantly .. read more
 
 
Surin Beach
 
Surin Beach (24 km from town)
Evergreen trees line this small, curving bay, beneath the foothills north of Kamala. Surin is home to Phuket’s first golf course, a nine-hole course laid out more than sixty years ago during the reign of King Rama VII .. read more
 
 
Bangtao Beach
 
Bangtao Beach
Bangtao is a large open bay with one of Phuket’s longest beaches. It was once used for tin mining, but has since been developed into a luxury resort. Most of it is occupied by the Laguna complex .. read more
 
 
Nai Thon Beach
 
Nai Thon Beach
This quiet bay nestled at the foot of high hills has a fine strip of sand. There is some accommodation but virtually no other business. How to get there : Located between Bang Thao Bay and Nai Yang Beach, Nai Ton Beach can be reachd by taking Thepkrasatri Road .. read more
 
 
Nai Yang Beach
 
Nai Yang Beach (30 km from town)
This is where the National Park office is located. The beach itself is on a long curving bay lined with evergreens that provide shade to picnickers. The large coral reef is home to many different species of fish .. read more
 
 
Rawai Beach
 
Rawai Beach (17 km from town)
The palm-fringed beach is best known for ‘sea gypsies,’ a formerly nomadic fishing minority believed to be of Melanesian descent. Rawai holds the distinction of being the very first tourist beach on Phuket .. read more
 
 
Mittrapap Beach
 
Mittrapap Beach
Just south of Chalong, , there are several low-key and peaceful bungalows but the beach is muddy at low tide, when you can almost walk halfway to Koh Lone. Friendship Beach Resort .. read more
 
 
Laem Ka Beach
 
Laem Ka Beach
Just south of the Phuket Island Resort hotel, and north of Rawai is this small rocky bay, popular with Thais at the weekend. This sheltered, 150 metre long, boulder-framed beach is the ideal picnic spot as from midday on it is shady and cool .. read more
 
 
Maikhao Beach
 
Maikhao Beach (40 km from town)
Many kilometers of deserted beach characterize Mai Khao where there is little tourist business. The water is fine for swimming during the dry season; the rainy season brings big waves and strong .. read more
 
 
Promthep Cape
 
Promthep Cape
Promthep Cape is a headland forming the extreme south end of Phuket. “Prom” is Thai for the Hindu term, “Brahma,” signifying purity, and “Thep” means ‘God.’ Local villagers used to refer to the cape as “Leam Jao” .. read more
 
 
Ao Sein Beach
 
Ao Sein Beach
Often overlooked due to its proximity to Naiharn, and because the connecting road runs through and under the Meridien Phuket Yacht Club, Ao Sein has a wan air of long lost glamour to it .. read more
 
 
 
 
 
 
     
 
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